Top tips for a sustainable Christmas season

Thu, Dec 19, 2019

Ireland will generate approximately 90,000 tonnes of packaging waste this Christmas. With this figure in mind, here are some tips for a sustainable and climate friendly festive season.

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How to Stay Sane on a Long Flight with the Family

Mon, Sep 16, 2019

With the temperatures falling, getting away for a family break when the kids are on holiday from school is a great option during autumn and winter. A chance to de-stress and grab a little sunshine, make some fabulous memories and spend quality time together. However, you know you’re going to be so relaxed and have lots of fun once you get there, but before that, there’s the dreaded journey. Flying with kids can be pretty traumatic when you’re not prepared and even when they’re settled, you’ve got hours of just sitting there to get through. Here are our top tips for making your journey as pleasurable and stress free as possible…

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‘Music expresses emotions which are too precise for words’

Wed, Jul 17, 2019

As part of our brand new series of blogs on the area of music, we’ll be exploring the incredible effects music therapy can have on our bodies, our brains, and our behaviour. Today I will discuss the benefits of music therapy for adults and children with autistic spectrum disorders.

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Fly a Kite for Mental Health this Fathers Day in Galway

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

On Fathers Day in Galway, on Sunday 16th June people from across Galway are being invited to South Park, Galway to fly a kite for men and boys' mental health. The idea is to create a powerful visual spectacle of support for men and boys.

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People of the Tribes: Meet Sinead.

Tue, May 28, 2019

Born and raised Galway Girl, always loved the warmth of this beautiful city. I moved to London to further my career and skills as a hairstylist. Working in a High West End Salon also in fashion shoots and tv work.

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Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland is looking for you!

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

Do you think you have what it takes to manage a high-quality service for young people and their families? Would you like to be part of a growing organisation, working with young people in a strengths-based way? If so, YAP Ireland has the following opportunity for an immediate start available:

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Irish adults Vote PlayStation 1 as the Best Games Console Santa Ever Brought!

Fri, Dec 14, 2018

Christmas is prime time for nostalgic memories to warm the hearts of the world-weary adults of Ireland; and little would bring more excitement on Christmas morning than opening the sitting room door to see that Santa, the legend, had left the newest games console under the tree.

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Kiddie Kouture is Galway's only clothes store for 0-12 years.

Wed, Oct 24, 2018

Kiddie Kouture is Galway's only clothes store which caters solely for children aged 0-12 years. Situated in the Town Park Centre, Tuam Road, the store offers a wide selection of children's clothing.

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Fri, Oct 12, 2018

SmallWall sports equipment is a new company based in the west of Ireland. We develop sports equipment that encourages its users to participate in physical activity and go on to develop basic fundamental skills that open the door to playing sports of choice. They also install the SmallWall arena which is a comprehensive training environment that enhances the way we teach basic fundamental sports movements like kick, catch, head, throw and agility improvements in a fun and safe manner.

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Tips for mid-term activities

Fri, Oct 05, 2018

"Thank God for the beginning of school," exclaim parents around the country as the task of having to keep young idle minds occupied over the three months of freedom has ended.

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Thinking of having a Halloween Holiday?

Wed, Sep 05, 2018

The Athlone Springs Hotel is the perfect location for you to enjoy a fun-filled holiday or a relaxing breakaway. Their friendly staff, 68 modern bedrooms, state of the art leisure facilities with swimming pool, treatment rooms, cocktail bar, and restaurant; all just five minutes away from lively Athlone Town; will leave you spoiled for choice.

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Water Babies Autumn Term

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Water Babies are taking bookings for the Autumn term starting at the end of August. The term runs for ten weeks with weekend and weekday classes held in and around Salthill, Oranmore, Ballybrit, Claregalway, Athenry, and Galway City.

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Confidence Boosting Speech and Drama Class for Children

Mon, Aug 13, 2018

Réalta School of Speech and Drama are bringing their popular group class back this Autumn! This class will include improvisation, speech exercises, storytelling, poetry, Mime, games and much more! The classes restart on September 12th and will run every Wednesday for six weeks in the beautiful surroundings of Croi na Gaillimhe.

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The perfect gift for a creative loved one!

Wed, Jun 20, 2018

In an age where technology is king, we seem to be spending every available second on our phones and laptops, as well as watching TV and playing video games. Too much of anything is not good for anyone but because we have become so dependent on technology, it is very difficult to find any pastimes that satisfy our wish to express ourselves creatively which do not involve looking at some sort of screen.

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Make Family Memories this Easter in the Heart of Ireland…

Fri, Feb 16, 2018

If you are thinking of your well-deserved family break then look no further. The Athlone Springs Hotel has it all.

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Zip-Lines Ireland’s into Big Business

Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Zip-Lines Ireland, the Award-winning business based in Athenry, is upping the ante with the introduction of a Commercial Zip-Line Range.

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The Galway Advertiser - Christmas Art Competition 2017

Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Once again Christmas approaches and inevitably that means it’s time to prepare for our Annual Christmas Art Competition. The principal aim of the competition is to find a glorious colour cover for the Christmas week edition of the Galway Advertiser on December 21 and in so doing we know a great many people derive a lot of pleasure and satisfaction from entering.

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For Galway's newest children's boutique, check out Little Bo Peep!

Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Selling a beautiful range of traditional and Spanish children's wear, Little Bo Peep is Galway's newest children's boutique.

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